lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Feb]   [22]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.5-pre1 IDE cleanup 9
Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2002 at 03:16:22PM +0100, Martin Dalecki wrote:
> > > I think it'd be even better if the chipset drivers did the probing
> > > themselves, and once they find the IDE device, they can register it with
> > > the IDE core. Same as all the other subsystem do this.
> >
> > Well the lists are needed for quirk handling in the ide-pci.c code.
> > But if it turns out to be possible - I'm all for it.
>
> I don't think so. If needed we can make some generic IDE_QUIRK_XXX
> defines which then the chipset drivers can use where applicable, passing
> them to the generic code.

It depends on the quirk, really, whether you want the low-level chipset
driver to set a flag that tells the IDE core to do something, or whether
the low-level chipset driver handles the quirk (by a fixup in an IRQ
routine or somesuch).

Basically it's a case-by-case basis...

--
Jeff Garzik | "UNIX enhancements aren't."
Building 1024 | -- says /usr/games/fortune
MandrakeSoft |
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/
\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:24    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site